[FoRK] Where Obama should be raked over the coals...
Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo
ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Wed Sep 29 08:20:46 PDT 2010
--- On Thu, 9/23/10, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> >> it doesn't point to "it will never happen" in very many cases.
> > What it does point to is that it rarely, if ever, happens in the magnitude
> > timeframe promised and rarely, if ever, delivers anything like what's promised.
> > And it's usually too expensive to contemplate even when it finally
> > arrives. That's the pattern most people see.
> > ...ken...
> Except when it's not. ipods? Toddlers with cell
> phones? Laser reforming eyeballs in your neighborhood
ADHD?? The issue in question was not *that* these things have been delivered. Nor *when* they were delivered. Nor, even, *what* was delivered.
The question is when they were *promised* and what was promised at that time. IT/Tech is notorious in the public mind for consistently underdelivering by every possible/meaningful measurement. For the most part, not unjustified.
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